Glasgow 2014

Exclusive: Ugandan officials still welcome at Glasgow 2014 despite country passing anti-gay law

By Nick Butler

President Yoweri Museveni signed the anti-gay rights bill last week...but Ugandan officials remain likely to attend Glasgow 2014 ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 4 - Ugandan politicians will still be allowed to attend this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow despite a controversial new law banning homosexuality in the country, Scottish Government officials have confirmed to insidethegames.

Glasgow 2014 urges fans to sport their trainers on Commonwealth Day

By Gary Anderson

March 3 - Glasgow 2014 is calling on young people across the UK to Sport their Trainers on Commonwealth Day ©Glasgow 2014Glasgow 2014 organisers are calling on all young fans across the United Kingdom to get out and support the build-up to this year's Commonwealth Games by wearing their trainers on Commonwealth Day next Monday (March 10).

Yonex to provide badminton equipment and services at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

February 28 - Yonex will provide all equipment and services for the Glasgow 2014 badminton competition at the Emirates Arena ©Glasgow 2014Glasgow 2014 organisers have today announced that Japanese firm Yonex will officially provide all badminton equipment and services at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Glasgow 2014 helps thousands into work, training or apprenticeships - report

By Emily Goddard

More than 4,500 people have found work, training or apprenticeships in Glasgow as a result of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, a report has said ©Glasgow City CouncilFebruary 27 - More than 4,500 people have found work, training or apprenticeships in the Scottish city of Glasgow as a result of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, a new report claimed today.

Glasgow 2014 announce ScotRail as latest sponsor

By Gary Anderson

February 27 - ScotRail has been announced as the latest sponsor of this year's Commonwealth Games ©ScotRailGlasgow 2014 organisers today announced ScotRail as the latest firm to join the sponsor family of the Commonwealth Games.

Kenyan Para-athletes miss out on places at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

February 24 - A number of Kenyan Para-athletes are set to miss out on competing at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images Despite being allocated 32 spots for Para-sport events at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Kenya will send only 20 athletes to the Scottish city because 12 were not officially classified by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Northern Ireland launches pin design contest for Glasgow 2014

By Emily Goddard

The Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council has launched a competition to design a pin for Glasgow 2014 ©Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games CouncilFebruary 24 - The Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council has launched a competition to find the design of the official Team Northern Ireland pin for Glasgow 2014.

Glasgow 2014 welcomes LGBT community with announcement of Pride House

By Paul Osborne

There will be a Pride House at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesFebruary 24 - Shona Robison, Scotland's Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport, has announced that a Pride House will be open for the duration of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Extra Glasgow 2014 netball tickets sell out in three hours

By Gary Anderson

February 20 - Additional tickets for the netball finals at Glasgow 2014 have sold out within three hours claim organisers ©Getty Images Glasgow 2014 has announced the extra 4,000 tickets for the netball finals that went on sale today at 11am GMT sold out in three hours.

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